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Ed Smith, the national selector, with former umpire Dickie Bird, England v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Headingley, June 3, 2018

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Dickie Bird watches the England-West Indies Test
Dickie Bird watches the England-West Indies Test © Getty Images
Dickie Bird was on bell-ringing duty
Dickie Bird was on bell-ringing duty © Getty Images
Dickie Bird at the Manchester City v Barnsley FA Cup match with former French footballer Patrick Vieira
Dickie Bird at the Manchester City v Barnsley FA Cup match with former French footballer Patrick Vieira © Getty Images
Veronica Trueman and Dickie Bird during the launch of the Copper Dragon's Trueman Ale
Veronica Trueman and Dickie Bird during the launch of the Copper Dragon's Trueman Ale © PA Photos
Former cricket umpire Dickie Bird at a sausage-judging contest in London
Former cricket umpire Dickie Bird at a sausage-judging contest in London © PA Photos
Dickie Bird serves Yorkshire puddings to Yorkshire's five England squad players Craig White, Michael Vaughan, Darren Gough, Matthew Hoggard (standing) and Ryan Sidebottom
Dickie Bird serves Yorkshire puddings to Yorkshire's five England squad players Craig White, Michael Vaughan, Darren Gough, Matthew Hoggard (standing) and Ryan Sidebottom © Getty Images
Umpire Dickie Bird officiates in a Sunday League game
Umpire Dickie Bird officiates in a Sunday League game © Allsport/Getty Images
Dickie Bird on the final day of his last County Championship match
Dickie Bird on the final day of his last County Championship match © PA Photos
An emotional Dickie Bird starts his final Test
An emotional Dickie Bird starts his final Test © Getty Images
Umpire Dickie Bird signals a no-ball off Ian Bishop
Umpire Dickie Bird signals a no-ball off Ian Bishop © PA Photos
Dickie Bird at the reopening of Bradford Park Avenue
Dickie Bird at the reopening of Bradford Park Avenue © ESPNcricinfo Ltd
Dickie Bird borrows a ladies hat at the 150th Anniversary of Yorkshire County Cricket Club
Dickie Bird borrows a ladies hat at the 150th Anniversary of Yorkshire County Cricket Club © Getty Images
Dickie Bird collected his OBE at Buckingham Palace
Dickie Bird collected his OBE at Buckingham Palace © Getty Images
Sir Michael Parkinson and Dickie Bird at the Huddersfield University campus
Sir Michael Parkinson and Dickie Bird at the Huddersfield University campus © PA Photos
Dickie Bird arrives at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards
Dickie Bird arrives at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards © Getty Images
Dickie Bird reveals a colourful line in undergarments
Dickie Bird reveals a colourful line in undergarments © Getty Images
Dickie Bird receives a jug after his last match
Dickie Bird receives a jug after his last match © Getty Images
Dickie Bird gives his last decision in a Test
Dickie Bird gives his last decision in a Test © Getty Images
Umpire Dickie Bird shows off his socks and thermals to Princess Diana
Umpire Dickie Bird shows off his socks and thermals to Princess Diana © PA Photos